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2015

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  • Winners

    Congratulations to the following winners of the competition "2015"

    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Ron Britton
    Still Life 5


    Category: Flowers or Gardens
    Subject: Flowers or Gardens
    Zoe Norman
    Rosa Eglantine


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Julie Cross
    Brightening Up Down at the Docks


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Kathryn Jenner
    Tower Poppies


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Frances Hosker
    Rosie


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Janie Pirire
    Hello


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Julie Cross
    House on the Hill


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Dave White
    mini seas 004


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Subject: Animal or Wildlife, Portrait or Figure
    Cherise Foster
    ArtiC WolF


    Category: Portrait or Figure
    Subject: Portrait or Figure
    Lisa Langan
    Self portrait at forty five.


    Category: Animal or Wildlife
    Pamela Stevenson
    Jacob


    Category: Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Podi Lawrence
    PORTLAND BILL LIGHTHOUSE


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Patricia Stevens
    Country lane.


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Patricia Stevens
    Red boat.


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Loraine North
    Coq au vin


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Jem Bowden
    The River Parrett and Somerset levels from Burrow Mump


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Lynne Pugh
    Cleaning Grandmas Teapot


    Category: Still Life
    Subject: Still Life
    Galina Zastava
    Daniela's old tin


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental
    Susan Hopkins
    RAINBOW FOREST


    Category: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Subject: Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Annabelle Painter
    Hot air balloons


    Category: Abstract or Experimental Art
    Subject: Abstract or Experimental, Landscape or Woodland Scene
    Annabelle Painter
    Lights on the water


  • Description/Summary
    Open to everyone and irrespective of age, ability, medium or subject matter. You don't have to be a professional artist or have years of painting experience to enter - all you need is a passion for painting! The Artist of the Year 2015 will win £2000 - to include £1000 cash and £1000 worth of art materials, an engraved crystal goblet AND £500 worth of great art materials for the art club, group or school of your choice. It could be you... previous winners have included artists right across the board, from beginners, to juniors and professionals! SAA members receive FREE unlimited entries, so if you haven't already joined the SAA, please click here or call 08458 770 775
  • Prizes & awards
    Status Awards: Prizes of £100 worth of art materials, and an engraved goblet, will also be awarded to the painting judged to be the best in the following sectors:
    • Professional
    • Amateur
    • Beginner, June Atherton Award (if you have been painting less than two years)
    • Young (16 to 25 years old at the time of entry)
    • Junior (up to 16 at the time of entry)
    Category Awards: £100 worth of art materials will be awarded to the following category winners:
    • Best Portrait or Figure
    • Best Abstract or Experimental Art
    • Best Still Life
    • Best Flowers or Gardens
    • Best Landscape or Woodland Scene
    • Best Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
    • Best Animal or Wildlife
    • Best Plein Air On show: Closing date for entries is 20th February 2015. All entrants from the competition, including the chosen finalists, will be notified by 6th March. Selected finalists original paintings must be available to be with the SAA from the time of notification, until late August. Selected winning finalists will be exhibited at a major exhibition in the UK, displayed on the SAA website, in PAINT magazine as well as any other relevant publications. There is no limit to the number of entries and all artwork must be recent (no earlier than 2013) unpublished work of the submitting artist. Please indicate if the work of another artist has been used as a source for your entry. If your entry is chosen your original work must be available for final judging.
  • Categories
    Portrait or Figure, Abstract or Experimental Art, Still Life, Flowers or Gardens, Landscape or Woodland Scene, Waterscape, Boats or Seascape, Animal or Wildlife, En Plein Air Award
  • How to enter
    Online You can now enter online! Simply click on the \'Enter Competition\' icon at the top of this page and follow the instructions from there. E-mail E-mail entries, are only open to SAA members and are acceptable in JPEG format no larger than 100kb per image. With only one picture per email. Please email to aoy@saa.co.uk with full details included in each covering e-mail. Mark the e-mail subject as AOY2015 with your status and painting subject. It should look like this in the email subject: \'AOY2015 Amateur Landscape or Woodland Scene\'. Entrants must determine their own status from Professional, Amateur, Beginner (painting for less than 2 years at time of entry), Young (16 to 25 at time of entry) and Junior (up to 16 at time of entry). By Post For postal entries, please supply all the information listed below and send your entries to SAA Artist of the Year 2015, PO Box 50, Newark, Notts, NG23 5GY, UK. Please do not enclose anything else with your entry. IMPORTANT Please ensure that each painting entry is clearly marked with: - Full Artist name - Full postal address - Telephone number - Membership Number. (if a member) - Your Status (e.g. Professional, Amateur, Beginner, Young, Junior) - Age (if under 25) - Title of painting - Medium (e.g. Watercolour, acrylic, etc) - Category - Size including frame in centimetres (cm) Incomplete entries will be disqualified. All entries and artwork must be submitted as good quality photographs or colour photocopies (no larger than A3), original paintings cannot be accepted. If you are not an SAA member please remember to enclose your payment (Non members £7.50 per entry and a Special Students price of only £3.50 per entry, students may only enter as Young or Junior). No responsibility will be taken for any entries and no entry will be returned, please keep a copy for your records.
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